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Table 2 Outcomes at 52 weeks and long-term follow-up, excluding patients who completed any additional sessions of GET or CBT. Confidence intervals were only available for the follow-up phase

From: Rethinking the treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome—a reanalysis and evaluation of findings from a recent major trial of graded exercise and CBT

Measure Group N 52 weeks (mean scores for subgroup) Long-term follow-up (means, 95%CIs)
SF-36 Physical Function Scale Control 49 56.8 62.6 (54.6, 70.6)
CBT 88 61.5 64.2 (58.6, 69.8)
GET 95 62.8 62.5 (57.1, 67.9)
Chalder Fatigue Scale
(“Likert” scoring method)
Control 49 22.6 18.7 (16.2, 21.2)
CBT 88 20 17.9 (16.1, 19.7)
GET 95 19.7 18.7 (17.1, 20.3)
  1. CIs confidence intervals